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CastleStorm DLC “From Outcast To Savior” Available February 26 On Wii U eShop

Indie developer Zen Studios has announced the CastleStorm DLC pack “From Outcast to Savior” will be available from February 26 on the Wii U eShop. The tower defence brawler arrived on the Wii U last December in both North America and Europe and features off-TV gameplay on the Wii U GamePad.

The DLC, currently priced at $2.99/€2.99, includes a brand new Royal Guard faction, a host of new environments with 20 new battles, as well as new weapons and Skirmish and Survival levels. Zen Studios has clarified “The Warrior Queen” DLC pack is also due for release on the Wii U in the near future.

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Looks As Though Call Of Duty Ghosts Onslaught DLC Is Skipping Wii U

Activision has today announced that the Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught downloadable content which launched first on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, and launches February 27th on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PC, won’t be coming to the Wii U.  Activision has only listed the release of the first batch of DLC for the platforms mentioned above. Onslaught features four new multiplayer maps and another map for the Extinction mode.

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Warner Has Canceled Batman: Arkham Origins DLC On Wii U

A Warner Bros spokesperson has confirmed that it has canceled Batman: Arkham Origins downloadable content on the Wii U. This suggests that the game has fallen short of estimates on the struggling console. This means that the upcoming all-new story campaign won’t be coming to the system. Those customers who purchased the season pass in the US via the eShop will have their money refunded.

“Based on demand for DLC content on the system, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has made the decision to remove its offering of the upcoming all-new story campaign for Wii U.”

- A Warner Bros spokesperson

“Thanks so much for your support of Batman: Arkham Origins on Wii U. We are contacting you today because you purchased the Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass for Wii U. We hope you’ve been enjoying the content that has been delivered thus far.

“Based on demand for Downloadable Content on the system, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has made the decision to remove its offering of the upcoming new story campaign for Wii U. As a result, we will be crediting the entire $19.99+tax cost of the Season Pass back to your Nintendo eShop account. You will still be able to enjoy the content already released thus far.

“We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your support of the game.”

- Nintendo America email

Thanks to those who sent this in.

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Spin The Bottle: Bumpie’s Party Free Update Coming February 13th

The new GamePad themed update of Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party will be available on February 13th. The update introduces 6 new minigames focusing on the technology of the GamePad such as the camera, gyroscope, face and smile detection, touch screen and thumb sticks.

The update will be free for owners of the game, but after February 13th the price of the game will increase to 8.99€/11.99$. This pricing structure is new to console games:

We are basically trying to do “DLC’s done right”. Instead of trying to milk extra money out of your hardcore fans and early adopters, we reward them with free content. New customers will have to pay a bit more, but they are also getting a better game for the money so I don’t really see anyone losing. Says Lau Korsgaard, Creative Director in KnapNok Games.

The update will include:

  • The six new minigames that lets you photograph, tickle, twist and mime for each other, bringing the total number of minigames up to 23.
  • We are taking pictures of you while you play! View them later in the gallery for laughter or embarrassment.
  • Lots of new bonus challenges added for even more variation.
  • TV settings: finally you can decide what is shown on the TV by choosing between classic, campfire, clone or camera mode.
  • Plus lots of small tweaks and fixes

New mini games:

Act like an Animal

A classical charades game! The GamePad shows a picture of an animal, one player has to mime it, the partner have to guess it. Can you mime a gorilla, a kangaroo or a crab? What about a unicorn, worm or a T-Rex? 

Put your Hat on

Use the GamePad screen and camera to search around the room for virtual hats placed in the air. One player positions themselves with the hat on their head. The partner simply has to take a picture.

Footie Ball

A game of two, playing ball on the GamePad, using only their feet.

Don’t Laugh

In this game the two players are playing against the audience. The goal of the players is to look into the camera and not laugh. The goal of the audience is do everything they can in order to stop the players doing just so. 

Body Twister

Player A holds the GamePad on their knee, player B touches the screen with their elbow. Player A holds the GamePad on their stomach, player B touches the screen with their nose. Player A holds the GamePad on their shoulder, player B touches the screen with their butt.

Nature Photographer

In nature photographer two players holds the GamePad at the same time standing shoulder to shoulder. They now have to search the room for a butterfly and take pictures of it. This requires tight communication and coordinated movement.

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Just Dance 2014 Celebrates The Holidays With New Downloadable Tracks

Today, Ubisoft announced the latest batch of DLC songs for Just Dance 2014, available from December 17 for all current and next-gen gaming systems. The tracks included are:

  • “Can’t Get Enough” by Becky G Ft. Pitbull
  • “Don’t You Worry Child” by Swedish House Mafia
  • “I Need Your Love” by Calvin Harris Ft. Ellie Goulding
  • “My Main Girl” by Mainstreet
  • “Gangnam Style” by PSY
  • “Applause” (official choreography by Richy Jackson) by Lady Gaga
  •  “#thatPOWER” (alternate choreography) by will.i.am Ft. Justin Bieber

For the first time in Just Dance history, a DLC track features avatar costumes designed by two Just Dance fans selected through a contest held earlier this year.  The contest was open to fans from France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, and was created with Stardoll, the virtual paperdoll community site. Through the contest, fans could virtually take part in one of the key aspects in the making of Just Dance: the creative avatar wardrobe design process.

In order to find the winning looks, Stardoll users voted for their favourite design and the two winning designs (top and bottom piece of clothing) were then selected by the Just Dance development team. The designs will appear on the dancer in the track “My Main Girl” by Mainstreet.

Furthermore, Stardoll users can purchase Just Dance costumes in a special online store, exclusively available on the Stardoll site from November 26 to December 31.

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Nintendo Releases DLC Trailer For Pikmin 3

Nintendo has released a DLC trailer for Pikmin 3. Players can extend the game’s Mission Mode with several downloadable map packs. The first map pack – priced at $1.99 – adds four remixed stages to the Collect Treasure! mission type. The second map pack is also priced at $1.99 and adds four remixed stages to the Battle Enemies! mission type. The third map pack can be purchased for $4.99, and it adds eight all-new stages with settings like a beach, a house party and a construction zone. Pikmin 3 is available at retail and the Nintendo eShop for Wii U.

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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams DLC Could Come To Wii U In 2014

Black Forest Games is hoping to bring new DLC to the Wii U for their aesthetically gorgeous title, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams. According to an interview with studio head Arian Goersch, the Wii U version is “more fun” than other console versions as it was revised for a cleaner cut, and feels that the Wii U is perhaps the “best console” for indie releases. Goersch hopes to bring the DLC, which is titled “Rise of the Owlverlord”, to the Wii U by next year. Be sure to watch the official Steam trailer above to discover just exactly who the Owlverlord is.

“We have just [released] Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Rise Of The Owlverlord, an independent add-on to PC release, and hope perhaps to bring it next year on the Wii U.” – Goersch, Black Forest Games

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Batman Arkham Origins DLC Out Tomorrow; New Trailer

The latest Batman: Arkham Origins DLC will come out tomorrow for the Nintendo Wii U and is titled Initiation. The new DLC focuses on Bruce Wayne’s early years before he became Batman, with four new challenge maps in this brand new campaign. It is priced at $6.99 / £5.49 and those who already have the Season Pass will have access to this brand new add-on. If you’ve played Batman: Arkham Origins on the Wii U, how does it compare to the other versions of the game? Is it as bad as Digital Foundry claims?

“Tomorrow, Dec. 3, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will be releasing the Initiation Challenge Map Add-On for Batman™: Arkham Origins on the PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE online entertainment network from Microsoft, Steam and Nintendo eShop for $6.99. The Initiation Add-On focuses on Bruce Wayne before he donned his cowl, and introduces a new challenge campaign with four unique challenge maps and two original skins – Initiation Bruce Wayne and Vigilante Bruce Wayne. Players who have purchased the Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass and are connected to the Internet will have instant access to the content.

Set high in the Paektu-San Mountains of North Korea, the Initiation Add-On follows a young Bruce Wayne as he faces his ultimate test. Players will embark upon a series of challenge maps that test their martial arts training across exotic locales, including a bamboo forest and a mountain top monastery. Fans will face fresh enemies along with an epic final test to prove their worthiness to Bruce’s greatest and most pitiless teacher, Kirigi.”

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Batman Arkham Origins DLC Is Available For Wii U

Warner Bros has announced that new downloadable content for Batman: Arkham Origins will be coming to the Wii U. The three DLC packages on offer are the Infinite Earth Skins Pack, Black Mask Challenge Pack, and Online Supply Drop 1. However, the Online Supply Drop won’t be coming to the Wii U.  The Infinite Earth Skins Pack features six skins: Earth 2 Dark Knight, Long Halloween Batman, Batman: Dark Knight of the Round Table, Thrillkiller Batman, Earth 2 Batman and Classic Tim Drake Robin. The Black Mask Challenge Pack sees players attempt to defeat Black Mask in two new challenge maps: Lot Full and Hidden Facility.